libel per quod

noun
\ -pər-ˈkwäd, -per-ˈkwōd \

Legal Definition of libel per quod

: libel that is actionable only when the plaintiff introduces additional facts to show defamation or claims special damages

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“Libel per quod.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/libel%20per%20quod. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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